Category: Local News

Orangeville Post Office Launches New Stamps

Canada Post has issued new stamps paying tribute to emergency responders. The tribute recognizes the life-saving work of these dedicated women and men, with each design featuring a resolute figure in the foreground.   The Orangeville Post Office launched the

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Theft Of A Trailer And ATV In Orangeville

The victim contacted police to report that his 21 foot cargo trailer had been stolen from the property of 50 Centennial Road in Orangeville. The trailer had been parked at the location in early September. The enclosed trailer was red

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[Pics] Police Need Help To ID These Break And Enter Suspects

Orangeville Police are asking for help from the public to ID two suspects from a Break and Enter on Friday at a jewellery shop on Broadway. It happened at RV Jewellery and Cash for Gold around 1:15am. Police responded to

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Florentina Foods Breaks Ground For New Facility In Orangeville

Florentina Foods is breaking ground at its soon-to-be new home in Orangeville. Approximately 4.1 acres of Town-owned lands were sold to Florentina Foods in May 2017 to make way for the new manufacturing facility in Orangeville. The facility will be

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Fire Prevention Week Runs October 7-13, 2018

The Orangeville Fire department is urging everyone in the Town of Orangeville to look, listen and learn about fire safety during this year’s Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme of Fire Prevention Week, which runs from October 7-13, 2018, is

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Orangeville Wins Big In National Communities In Bloom Competition

The Town of Orangeville is the winner of the 10,001-30,000 population category in the national Communities in Bloom (CiB) contest. The Town of Orangeville achieved a Five-Bloom Silver rating and a special mention for the Friendship Gardens at the Headwaters

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Help Orangeville Police Help The Food Bank

The Orangeville Police Service is asking the community to support an initiative to acquire donations for the Orangeville Food Bank as Thanksgiving approaches. Members of the community are invited to drop off donations of non-perishable food items, toiletries, gift cards,

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OPP Conduct Fall Seat Belt Campaign September 26 – October 5, 2018

The OPP has investigated 34 road fatalities so far this year in which the victims were reportedly not wearing a seat belt. There were 30 such deaths at this time last year (2017), with lack of occupant restraint being linked

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Driver Pulled From Burning Vehicle On Wellington Road 124

A Wellington OPP officer patrolling Wellington Road 124 (Sept 25, 2018 at 9:30 pm) came across serious head-on collision near Fifth Line, Erin. An SUV and a sedan had collided at a curve in the road. A passerby had pulled

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Caledon Player Among Those Drafted By The Toronto Rock Last Night

The Toronto Rock selected four players at the 2018 NLL Draft last night in Philadelphia.  Defence was the focus for the Rock and that was reflected in the team’s first pick in defender Brad Lyons from the Peterborough Jr. A Lakers.

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Temiskaming OPP Catch Orangeville Man Speeding

Temiskaming OPP observed a vehicle last week driving more than 130 kilometres per hour (km/h) in a posted 80km/h zone, on Highway 65 West in Barber Township, east of Elk Lake, Ontario. The vehicle was stopped and the driver is facing

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Benefit Concert For Orangeville Hospital Features The Good Brothers

Orangeville Police is proud to partner with Theatre Orangeville to present a benefit concert to raise money for Headwaters Health Care Centre. As part of an ongoing effort to support their community partners, the Orangeville Police Service is presenting The

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Almost 500 Charges Laid After Two-Day Traffic Blitz On Hwy 50

Police from Peel Region, York Region and the OPP say 471 charges were laid over a two-day road safety blitz along a stretch of Highway 50 last week. Police were out last Wednesday and Thursday along highway 50 between Steeles

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A Special Weather Statement Is In Effect – It Will Be Very Windy Today

Today is the final day of summer and it’s going out with a bang. A special weather statement is in effect. Today’s warm temperatures will be interrupted by a front of cooler air. Environment Canada says we will get wind

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Multiples Vehicles Entered In Shelburne And Items Taken

Shelburne Police  received several calls on September 18th and 19th from citizens reporting that their vehicles had been entered through the night.  Several vehicles were ransacked and had some had items taken.   Investigation has revealed that thieves entered vehicles

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